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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style AleSierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

6,141 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 6,141
Reviews: 2,806
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 248
Gots: 1,057 | FT: 36
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Barleywine |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 02-06-1998)
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arfenhouse

California

3.96/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2013 12oz bottle.

A: Amber with a tan head. About average retention.

S: Brown sugar, caramel, molasses-like sweetness. Getting some floral notes and a decent amount of grapefruit. At times there seems to be a small bit of raisin.

T: Sweet bread-like upfront with some raisin. A nice helping of citrusy hops comes in and fades into the aftertaste. Some caramel and alcohol comes through in the end. Flavors are good but do not seem to compliment each other well.

M: Semi-think mouthfeel with medium carbonation. Good for the style.

O: Pretty good beer. Maybe some age will help the flavors meld together.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2013 08:26:00 | More by arfenhouse
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Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 6,141 ratings.